151439276764667.png

Launched in 2014 by journalist Sean Baker, Med City Beat is an independent news source covering government, business and culture in Rochester, Minnesota.

featured in

Who's ready for some fun? Thursdays on First & 3rd returns this week

Who's ready for some fun? Thursdays on First & 3rd returns this week

Our best community event — as voted by the public — kicks off this week.

Thursdays on First & 3rd runs from June 2 to August 25 in downtown Rochester. The festival, which attracts thousands to the area each Thursday, features live music on two stages, as well as more than 100 craft and food vendors.

 
 

[See the evening music lineup and an interactive map of vendors]

Seven of this summer's events will be themed, from "Adventure Day" on June 9 to "The Great Outdoors," featuring animals from Oxbow Park, on July 28. 

More info on the summer festival series is available here.


Featured content:


(Cover photo: File / The Med City Beat)

Mayo Clinic adds its first Middle East hospital to its health care network

Mayo Clinic adds its first Middle East hospital to its health care network

Bloom details $200 million proposal to activate Rochester's downtown riverfront

Bloom details $200 million proposal to activate Rochester's downtown riverfront